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Dean Sage

Birthplace: Ithaca, NY, USA
Death: Died in Ristigouche, New Brunswick, Canada
Immediate Family:

Son of Henry W. Sage and Susan Elizabeth Sage
Husband of Sarah Sage
Father of Henry M. Sage; Susan Linn Fenimore-Cooper; Sarah Porter Holter; Dean Sage and Elizabeth Hare
Brother of William H. Sage

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About Dean Sage

Dean Sage was a noted businessman, philanthropist, investor, a major figure in the establishment of Cornell University, and a respected collector and author on the subject of sport fishing. Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) wrote in praise of the elder Dean Sage's sense of citizenship as well as his sense of humor, and depended on his hospitality and business acumen.

Sage endowed the Sage Lecture, a sermon series at Sage Chapel.

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Dean Sage's Timeline

June 6, 1841
Ithaca, NY, USA
October 1, 1866
Age 25
May 18, 1868
Age 26
Menands, NY, USA
June 8, 1874
Age 33
December 13, 1876
Age 35
Brooklyn, NY, USA
March 27, 1878
Age 36
June 23, 1902
Age 61
Ristigouche, New Brunswick, Canada